Laffen to introduce bill to repeal nickname law Monday

November 6, 2011 at 12:54 pm in Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK Sen. Lonnie Laffen, R-Grand Forks, who earlier this year voted with the majority to give UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname the authority of law, will introduce the much-anticipated bill to repeal that law today at the start of a special session. It will be a straightforward repeal of the law shephered through the regular session by House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo, Laffen said Sunday. Continue Reading